Labor Day weekend gas prices could be lowest since 2004

If you're hitting the road for Labor Day weekend, it might be a bit cheaper than usual.

According to GasBuddy, drivers will see the lowest gas prices since 2004.

Right now, the national average is $2.22 per gallon and it's predicted to be down to $2.19 by the weekend.

The average right now in North Carolina is even lower, at $2.12. It's $2.13 for the Asheville area.

Click here to check out gas prices in your area.

Experts say prices should keep going down in the coming weeks as we switch to "winter gas."

Drivers say the lower prices are a welcome sight when they pull in to fill up.

"It's helping ease some of that strain off being out of work and then going back to work," Kyle McMinn said.

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